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Makayla Mae Beach Ashley and Eric Beach of Davison are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Makayla Mae Beach. Makayla was born at 2:29 p.m., Feb. 18, at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc....more >>

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The following local students have been named to the dean's list at Grand Valley State University for the fall 2010 semester: Jill M. Docter, Sarah L. Harlow, and Kimberly R. Michal, all of Goodrich, and Lauren A....more >>
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Short Donald and Beverly Short recently celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary. The couple, childhood sweethearts, were married March 13, 1950 in Pontiac. Donald is the owner of Clarkston/Brandon Glass and Beverly is the owner of Lamplighter Gift Shop in Holly and the former owner of Beverly's in Clarkston....more >>

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Landon Lloyd Venner Glen and Stephanie Venner of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their son, Landon Lloyd Venner. Landon was born at 7:48 p.m., Feb. 25, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Pontiac....more >>

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Mom-2-Mom From 9 a.m.-3 p.m., March 26, The Point Church, 9430 Perry Road, Goodrich will host a Mom-2-Mom sale. Rent a table for $20 ($35 for two) limit two. A $1 charge for larger items....more >>
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Born October 23rd
1844: Sarah Bernhardt, French actress.
1869: John Heisman, American college football coach for whom the Heisman Trophy is named.
1925: Johnny Carson, American television personality who hosted the Tonight Show.
1940: Pele, legendary Brazilian soccer player who scored 1,281 goals in 22 years
1942: Michael Crichton, writer (Jurassic Park, The Andromeda Strain).
October 23rd
in history
1783: Virginia emancipates slaves who fought for independence during the Revolutionary War.
1861: President Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus in Washington, D.C. for all military-related cases.
1918: President Wilson feels satisfied that the Germans are accepting his armistice terms and agrees to transmit their request for an armistice to the Allies. The Germans have agreed to suspend submarine warfare, cease inhumane practices such as the use of poison gas, and withdraw troops back into Germany. When the United States entered World War I, propagandist George Creel set out to stifle anti-war sentiment.
1929: The first transcontinental air service begins from New York to Los Angeles. Air Mail's first day.
1942: The Western Task Force, destined for North Africa, departs from Hampton Roads, Virginia. The men of Sub-Task Force Goalpost.